Name of Collection: Computers

School Name: Murry Bergtraum High School

Address: 411 Pearl Street, New York NY 10038

Phone: 212-964-9610

Fax: 212-732-6622

Librarian: Pearl Moy

Librarian's e-mail: wkem00@netscape.net


Introduction:

Our specialized collection is intended to offer a variety of resources on the topic of computers; ranging from the most basic (i.e., what they are, how to use them, to a more specialized form (i.e., application training, programming). This pathfinder is geared towards our whole school community.

Questions for Inquiry:

What are the different components that make up a computer? What do I look for when buying a computer? How do I create a webpage? How do I set up a database? spreadsheet? How do I create mailing labels? How can I create an address book?

Keywords:

HTML, CSS, HTML tags, HTML elements, html reference, web design, javascript, DHTML, web graphics, flash web design, javascript code, javascript source, microsoft access, microsoft word, microsoft excel, corel wordperfect, corel quattro pro, spreadsheet, database, word processing, programming languages

Subject Headings:

computer programming, web design, computers

Dewey Decimal Classification(s):

001 through 009

Key Books

Reference:


Aho, Kirsti, Anuja Dharkar, and Dale Underwood. Digital Design: Foundations of Web Design
Using Macromedia Dreamweaver 8, Flash 8, and Fireworks 8.
San Jose: Macromedia, Inc., 2005.


Halvorson, Michael. Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Professional Step By Step. 2nd ed.
Redmond: Microsoft Press, 2003.

HTML: Your Visual Blueprint For Designing Effective Web Pages. Foster City:
IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., 2000.

Negrino, Tom, and Dori Smith. Javascript For The World Wide Web. 5th ed.

Berkeley: Peachpit Press, 2004.

Non-fiction:

Resumes for Computer Careers. Lincolnwood, Ill.: VGM Career Horizons, 1997.

Williams, Brian. Computers. Chicago: Heinemann Library, 2002.

Fiction:

Barry, Dave. Dave Barry In Cyberspace. New York: Crown, 1996.

Clarke, Arthur Charles. 2001, A Space Odyssey. New York: ROC, 1993.

Magazine Articles

• Print:

• Online:

Databases:

Web Sites:

http://www.w3schools.com

http://www.webwasp.co.uk
http://javascript.internet.com

Videos/DVDs:

CDs:

Software:

EdVideo:

Community Resources:

Curriculum Standards Related to This Topic:

New York State Learning Standards

I. Career Development and Occupational Studies
.......Standard 1: Career Development
............................Students will be knowledgeable about the world of work, explore career options, and relate personal
............................skills, aptitudes, and abilities to future career decisions.

.......Standard 2: Integrated Learning
............................Students will demonstrate how academic knowledge and skills are applied in the workplace and other
............................settings.

.......Standard 3a: Universal Foundations Skills
............................Students will demonstrate mastery of the foundation skills and competencies essential for success in
............................the workplace.

.......Standard 3b: Career Majors
............................Students who choose a career major will acquire the career specific technical knowledge/skills necessary
............................to progress toward gainful employment, career advancement, and success in postsecondary programs.

II. Mathematics, Science, and Technology
.......Standard 2: Information Systems
............................Students will access, generate, process, and transfer information using appropriate technologies.

.......Standard 5: Technology
............................Students will apply technological knowledge and skills to design, construct, use, and evaluate products
............................and systems to satisfy human and environmental needs.

III. English Language Arts
.......Standard 1: Language for Information and Understanding
............................Students will listen, speak, read, and write for information and understanding. As listeners and readers,
............................students will collect data, facts, and ideas; discover relationships, concepts, and generalizations; and
............................use knowledge generated from oral, written, and electronically produced texts. As speakers and
............................writers, they will use oral and written language that follows the accepted conventions of the English
............................language to acquire, interpret, apply, and transmit information.

*An asterisk next to material indicates that it is recommended in this subject area but not available in this CCD collection.